Author Topic: UNIVERSAL STUDIOS TOUR - THE MONSTER UNMASKED!  (Read 2738 times)

Kidagain

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Re: UNIVERSAL STUDIOS TOUR - THE MONSTER UNMASKED!
« Reply #30 on: June 26, 2018, 01:10:36 PM »
Looks like they changed the mask to a Glenn Strange one,I guess it depends on the year what mask was used?

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Re: UNIVERSAL STUDIOS TOUR - THE MONSTER UNMASKED!
« Reply #31 on: August 02, 2018, 04:35:58 PM »
Wonder if the replacement suits were made lighter gray to reduce heat and sweating stomping around in the sun all day?  Would make sense.

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Re: UNIVERSAL STUDIOS TOUR - THE MONSTER UNMASKED!
« Reply #32 on: September 14, 2018, 02:57:24 PM »
Found these pics from a trip to Universal Studios Florida in 1996.Sorry for the blurry pics I must have been shaking in my shoes!
[url=https://postimg.cc/image/kfbbylucr/][url=https://postimg.cc/image/kfbbylucr/][img]https://s25.postimg.cc/kfbbylucr/IMG_5758.jpg

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Re: UNIVERSAL STUDIOS TOUR - THE MONSTER UNMASKED!
« Reply #33 on: September 15, 2018, 01:57:04 AM »
Wonder if the replacement suits were made lighter gray to reduce heat and sweating stomping around in the sun all day?  Would make sense.


The original suits that Mike Bongiorno wore really were hand-me-downs from Fred Gwynne in the ended "Munsters" TV show.

I don't imagine Herman's wardrobe lasted that many years.  After that, they had to cobble together replacements, and Universal has never been too consistent about preferred colors.

After Mike left the studio, the overall look of the monster changed just a bit, the stance was never the same to me.  Kinda like when the original "Shape" from the "Halloween" movies was replaced by another actor.  Michael Myers never moved exactly the same way again.

Found these pics from a trip to Universal Studios Florida in 1996.Sorry for the blurry pics I must have been shaking in my shoes!
[url=https://postimg.cc/image/kfbbylucr/][url=https://postimg.cc/image/kfbbylucr/][img]https://s25.postimg.cc/kfbbylucr/IMG_5758.jpg


Of course the Florida park has had its own staff of Roaming Monsters.  The look of their Frankenstein always seemed a bit off to me - more similar to the Universal Studios Japan monster's look.

Here is another thread that collects pictures of the changing roaming (Walk Around) monsters throughout the years:

                  http://www.universalmonsterarmy.com/forum/index.php?topic=21931.0

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